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Percy Howard Newby CBE (25 June 1918 – 6 September 1997) was an English novelist and broadcasting administrator. [1]

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Anthony Thwaite

Anthony Simon Thwaite, OBE, (born 23 June 1930, in Chester), is an English poet and writer.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC Radio

BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).

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BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 is a British radio network operated by the BBC.

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Cairo (القاهرة; Ⲕⲁϩⲓⲣⲏ) is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle-East and second-largest in Africa after Lagos.

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Cairo University

Cairo University (previously King Fuad I University, Egyptian University) is a public university in Giza, Egypt.

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Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a large spa town and borough in Gloucestershire, England, located on the edge of the Cotswolds.

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Crowborough is a town in the Wealden district of East Sussex, England.

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Egypt (مِصر, مَصر), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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English literature

The focus of this article is on English-language literature rather than limited merely to the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, the whole of Ireland, Wales, as well as literature in English from former British colonies, including the US.

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Garsington is a village and civil parish about southeast of Oxford in Oxfordshire.

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Hanley Castle High School

Hanley Castle High School, formerly known as Hanley Castle Grammar School, was probably founded in 1326, making it one of the oldest schools in England.

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Keith Vaughan

John Keith Vaughan (23 August 1912 – 4 November 1977) was a British painter.

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Man Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker-McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the English language, and published in the UK.

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Middle East

The Middle EastArabic: الشرق الأوسط,; Armenian: Միջին Արևելք, Merdzavor Arevelk’; Azerbaijani: Orta Şərq; French: Moyen-Orient; Georgian: ახლო აღმოსავლეთი, akhlo aghmosavleti; Greek: Μέση Ανατολή, Mési Anatolí; Hebrew: המזרח התיכון, Ha'Mizrah Ha'Tihon; Kurdish: Rojhilata Navîn; Persian: خاورمیانه, khāvar-miyāneh; Somali: Bariga Dhexe; Soranî Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, rrojhellatî nayn; Turkish: Orta Doğu; Urdu: مشرق وسطی, hashrq vsty (also called the Mid East) is a eurocentric description of a region centered on Western Asia and Egypt.

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A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Royal Army Medical Corps

The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is a specialist corps in the British Army which provides medical services to all British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace.

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Somerset Maugham Award

The Somerset Maugham Award is a British literary prize given each May by the Society of Authors.

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Something to Answer For

Something to Answer For (1969) is a novel by the English writer P. H. Newby.

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University of Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire is a public university based in Gloucestershire, England.

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Worcestershire (or; abbreviated Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._H._Newby

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